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Key Literature in Medical Education (KeyLIME) is a weekly podcast produced by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

We bring you the main points of a medical education article in under half a hour! Articles that are important, innovative, or will impact your educational practice are discussed. Earn MOC credits under Section 2 for each podcast.  

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Aug 21, 2012

In this episode: Jason makes everyone’s brain melt with his choice of article. Length: 10:04 min

Authors: Shirom, A.; Nirel, N.; Vinokur, A.

Publication details: Work hours and caseload as predictors of physician burnout. Applied Psychology. 59(4) 2010. Pages 539–565 Article details

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Aug 7, 2012

In this episode: Jason's selected article aims to find an answer to the ongoing debate about the best means to assess competence in clinical settings. Length: 10:30 min

Authors: Ginsburg, S.; McIlroy, J.; Oulanova, O.; Eva, K.; Regehr, G

Publication details: Toward authentic clinical evaluation - Pitfalls in the pursuit...